In the old wests tiny town bat haines pits two ranching families, the lawsons and the prestons, against each other by stealing their cattle and blaming the other family for the thefts, starring. Enjoyed it, just wished they had built a set in the right size proportions. The terror of tiny town 1938 sam newfield releases. This unusual western has all the classic elements usually found in a. Bambury falls in love with the niece yvonne moray of his fathers enemy, uncle jim billy platt. The terror of tiny town 1938 directed by sam newfield. A hooded figure learns that a large shipment of gold is to travel from paris to new york via southampton and recruits the services of soapy marks, alistair sim, and joe conner, henry oscar, to hold up the.
The movie is in the public domain, which means one can very easily find it either online or as part of a box set with other such movies. The terror of tiny town is a 1938 american film produced by jed buell, directed by sam newfield, and starring billy curtis. Two of the criminals are betrayed by the mastermind of the operation. First of all, we get a chance to meet some old friends from earlier corman films. Find release information for the terror of tiny town 1938 sam newfield on allmovie. This unusual western has all the classic elements usually found in a western of the day but with an alldwarf cast. Columbia bought the film a few months later, made up a new press book and posters and sent it back out through their own exchanges as a columbia film, just as they had. Even though everything in it is really small, it takes up half the basement. The terror of tiny town is a 1938 american film produced by jed buell, directed by sam newfield, and starring billy. The opening sequence of the terror of tiny town, the allsinging, all dancing, allmidget western which will be presented along with. People see her on tv at the academy awards gushing about her latest oscar, but shes twofaced when it comes to interacting. The terror of tiny town is a 1938 american western film produced by jed buell, directed by sam newfield, and starring billy curtis.
An evil gunslinging midget comes to terrorize the good little people of. The terror of tiny town 1938 the terror of tiny town. An evil gunslinging midget comes to terrorize the good little people of tiny townthe townspeople organize to defeat him and zany antics ensue. The terror of tiny town is a unique film, yes, but in many ways its all rather predictable and ordinary for the era. Original columbia pictures scene lobby card 11x14 for the sam newfield western musical comedy, the terror of tiny town 1938 starring billy curtis, yvonne moray, little billy rhodes, and billy platt. Which is why theres i watched this on purpose, our feature exploring the impulse to spend time. Guide, download movies, tv shows, free videos, watch.
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In the old wests tiny town, bat haines little billy rhodes pits two ranching. The frontiersmen 1938 william boyd, george gabby hayes, russell hayden traileraction, comedy, musical, western. The townspeople organize to defeat him, and zany antics ensue. An evil gunslinging midget comes to terrorize the good little people of tiny town. The terror is a prime whodunnit with plenty of convenient redherrings to divert the average plot, until that all important final reel. Exploitation terror of tiny town, the 1938 billy curtis, yvonne moray, little billy rhodes. A mysterious criminal mastermind plots a spectacular gold robbery, then after the robbery is completed he makes sure his gang is caught by the police, keeps the gold and disappears.
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We transferred this from a beautiful old kodak 16mm original print. The terror of tiny town film complet en votsfr 1938. Find video, photos, forums, blogs and shop for some of. Psycho cinema presents the terror of tiny town trailer. We do call her the nasty lady because it fits, said one person who lives near the 62yearold star. The terror of tiny town was first released in 1938 through the various indie exchanges around the country that handled films from the likes of jed buell, spectrum, et al. Comic relief is provided by the foreign cook charles becky, whose kitchen cooks up continual culinary calamity while tiny towns saloon singer nita krebs is a miniature judy garland who delivers indelible interpretations of lew porters soul searching songs. This film is, as far as is known, the worlds only western with an all littleperson cast.
This project took me a year off and on to finish due to scheduling issues. Ok, now that i have that off my chest, lets look at the terror. When it comes to horror movie houses, there are very specific images that comes to mind. Tiny house of terror adds scares to a real estate trend. This nowinfamous cult favorite unfolds like a typical hollywood western from the 1930s except that the cast is comprised ent. The terror of tiny town manufactured on demand on movies. The terror of tiny town 1938 sam newfield synopsis. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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Seeing the cast in a regular size town and using horse size hitching posts was a laugh in itself. Also the sheer amount of detail on these models took ages to get right. Download the terror of tiny town movie full movie high quality. Using a conventional western story with an all dwarf cast, the filmmakers were able to showcase gags such as cowboys entering the local saloon by walking under the swinging doors, and pintsized cowboys galloping around on shetland ponies while roping calves. Billy curtis, yvonne moray, little billy rhodes, billy platt, john t. Theres a tiny pioneer village with tiny log cabins and tiny farm equipment.1127 820 1543 816 1271 1041 1423 1433 729 1516 307 664 1494 174 1237 428 961 1433 1183 400 1307 1235 1315 877 1264 1403 1248